Who has just been named the UK’s favourite musician?

From NME

A new poll reveals that David Bowie is the UK’s most popular musician

David Bowie has been named the UK’s favourite musician, beating the likes of Ed Sheeran, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson.

The poll, conducted by CamRate, asked 2,000 Brits to name their favourite male and female musicians as well as asking them to rank their favourite actors.

Adele was named the nation’s most popular female artist whilst Tom Hanks topped the countdown of popular male actors. Dame Judi Dench was named favourite female actor.

Here’s the top 20 in full…..

CamRate’s Top 20 Male Musicians:

1. David Bowie
2. Elvis Presley
3. Ed Sheeran
4. Michael Jackson

5. Bruce Springsteen
6. Michael Buble
7. Sir Elton John
8. Rod Stewart
9. Bob Dylan
10. Frank Sinatra
11. Johnny Cash
12. Bruno Mars
13. Meat Loaf
14. Eric Clapton
15. Sir Paul McCartney
16. Justin Timberlake
17. Sir Cliff Richard
18. Justin Bieber
19. Bryan Adams
20. Prince

CamRate’s Top 20 Female Musicians:

1. Adele
2. Kate Bush
3. Whitney Houston
4. Tina Turner
5. Beyonce
6. Kylie Minogue
7. Taylor Swift
8. Madonna
9. Rihanna
10. Lady Gaga
11. Katy Perry
12. Ellie Goulding
13. Pink
14. Sia
15. Jennifer Lopez
16. Mariah Carey
17. Lana Del Rey
18. Alicia Keys
19. Ariana Grande
20. Shakira

We at eil.com think that’s a pretty bizarre list – who would you vote number one male/female?

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